Table 1.

Body weight, serum glucose, triglyceride, cholesterol, and leptina

GroupBody Weight (g)Blood Glucose (mg/dl)Triglyceride (mg/dl)Cholesterol (mg/dl)Leptin (pg/ml)
4m AL352.6 ± 10.6218.0 ± 21.955.6 ± 14.660.6 ± 5.64987 ± 957
4m CR265.2 ± 6.0b180.7 ± 32.044.7 ± 11.056.5 ± 3.93178 ± 837
12m AL465.2 ± 7.0b223.2 ± 54.060.6 ± 14.867.8 ± 8.57272 ± 2155
12m CR278.3 ± 2.2c182.0 ± 42.139.2 ± 7.450.0 ± 9.8969 ± 242f
24m AL590.8 ± 9.9b,c233.4 ± 37.2110.2 ± 23.4e93.6 ± 15.1e28,402 ± 3324b,c
24m CR306.1 ± 6.7d190.2 ± 40.172.5 ± 16.564.7 ± 8.81802 ± 644d
  • a Results are expressed as mean ± SEM. Each group includes six animals. 4m, 4-month-old; AL, ad libitum–fed; CR, calorie restriction.

  • b P < 0.01 versus 4m AL.

  • c P < 0.01 versus 12m AL.

  • d P < 0.01 versus 24m AL.

  • e P < 0.05 versus 4m AL.

  • f P < 0.05 versus 12m AL.